|Academic and Professional Designations|
- Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Guelph, 2019
Dignity: A Salient Concept in Philosophy of Medicine
- M.A. Philosophy, McMaster University, 2012
Patient Dignity: The Significance of Relationship
- B.A. Combined Honours Philosophy and Peace Studies, McMaster University, 2010
- Library and Information Techniques Diploma, Mohawk College, 2001
|Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications |
Select conferences, public and invited lectures:
- 2018, "Organ Transplantation: Ethical Quandaries," Research and Health Care Conference, McMaster University (Invited lecture), Hamilton, ON
2016, "Capabilities, Dementia and Dignity," Human Development and Capability Association Annual Conference, Tokyo, Japan
- 2015, "Going Gently into that Good Night? Physician Assisted Death," Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region (Invited lecture), Kitchener, ON
- 2014, "Going Gently into that Good Night? Physician Assisted Suicide, Terminal Sedation, Euthanasia," Philopolis (Public lecture. Co-presenter with Brooke Struck, Ph.D.), Guelph, ON
- 2013, "Why Bioethics Needs a Theory of Dignity," Joint Centre for Bioethics, Colloquium, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
- Functional mobility training for individuals admitted to acute care following a stroke: a prospective study. Co-author, with L. Masters, S. Barreca, B. Ansley, and K. Waid.
Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2007 Sep-Oct; 14(5): 1-11.
- Exploring the needs of stroke survivors in LTC. Co-author, with S. Barreca, L. Masters, K. Waid, and B. Ansley.
Canadian Nursing Home. 2006 Dec; 17(4): 7-11.